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    Hundreds missing as migrant boat capsizes off Greece
    Jun03

    Hundreds missing as migrant boat capsizes off Greece

    ATHENS: At least four people have died and a desperate effort was underway Friday to find hundreds more believed missing after a migrant boat capsized off the Greek island of Crete, the coastguard said. Coastguard spokesman Nikos Lagadianos said at least 340 people had been rescued, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said the...

    US guarantees more Ukraine loans
    Jun03

    US guarantees more Ukraine loans

    KIEV: The United States said on Friday it had signed a major new loan guarantee with Ukraine aimed at helping the war-scarred former Soviet republic stabilize its floundering economy. The $1-billion (900-million-euro) commitment is the third of its kind issued by Washington since a pro-EU revolution brought down Ukraine’s Russia-backed...

    Azerbaijani cyclist becomes top young rider of Tour of Ukraine
    Jun03

    Azerbaijani cyclist becomes top young rider of Tour of Ukraine

    The UCI 2.2 Tour of Ukraine 3-day stage race ended last day. This may be one of the successful competitions for Azerbaijan’s Synergy Baku Cycling Project among other 18 strongest teams. …read more Source:...

    Paris river to peak at six meters
    Jun03

    Paris river to peak at six meters

    Photo: Reuters Floodwaters in Paris are set to peak on Friday with the River Seine due to reach 6m above its normal level, the BBC reports. The world-famous Louvre and Orsay museums have been shut so staff can move priceless artworks to safety. At least 11 people have died in the past week – 10 in southern Germany, one in France. Thousands have...

    Pro-Russian rebels accuse Ukraine of fresh offensive
    Jun03

    Pro-Russian rebels accuse Ukraine of fresh offensive

    The scale of exchanges of heavy weapons fire appears to have grown exponentially after weeks of relative calm.Four-way talks on Ukraine war fail to win breakthroughEaster ceasefire fails to take hold in eastern Ukraine’No margin for error’: dangerous work for Ukraine’s rebel deminersDeadly Russian rocket system spotted in...

    US signs third US$1 billion loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine
    Jun03

    US signs third US$1 billion loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine

    The United States and Ukraine signed a US$1 billion loan guarantee agreement on Friday, the third such agreement provided by Washington to Kiev since May 2014. …read more Source: Channel...

    Analyst: Russia’s attempt to give two-thirds of Arstakh territories to Azerbaijan is explained by Ankara- Moscow geopolitical fight for Turkic world
    Jun03

    Analyst: Russia’s attempt to give two-thirds of Arstakh territories to Azerbaijan is explained by Ankara- Moscow geopolitical fight for Turkic world

    Russia’s attempt to give two-thirds of Arstakh territories to Azerbaijan is explained by the geopolitical competition with Turkey for the Turkic world, ex-foreign minister of the NKR, independent analyst Arman Melikyan has told ArmInfo. “It is certainly hard for an ordinary Armenian to understand why Moscow seeks to restore...

    U.S. signs third $1 billion loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine
    Jun03

    U.S. signs third $1 billion loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – The United States and Ukraine signed a $1 billion loan guarantee agreement on Friday, the third such agreement provided by Washington to Kiev since May 2014. …read more Source: The...

    Russian man sues ex for $600 spent on romance
    Jun03

    Russian man sues ex for $600 spent on romance

    MOSCOW (AFP) – A man has taken his ex-girlfriend to court to recover $600 he spent on wooing her including a romantic break to Crimea, she told Russian media on Thursday.The woman, Nina Zgurskaya, told Business FM radio station their relationship had initially gone well with dates and gifts.But she broke up with him while they were on...

    DOT promotes PH shirts in Russia
    Jun03

    DOT promotes PH shirts in Russia

    SELA’s Philippine-inspired shirts (Photo courtesy of Embassy of the Philippines – Moscow, Russia) Wearable Filipino tourist attractions are now being sold by the Department of Tourism (DOT) in Russia as part of its campaign to draw more Russian tourists in the country. DOT partnered with Russia’s largest apparel retailer, SELA, to...

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